Puttalam Sri Lanka

Salt Production in Puttalam. Salt in Puttalam is produced using solar evaporation technique. Low rainfall and high evaporation make Puttalam an ideal location.
Salt production in Puttalam

Men and women toil in the heat
Salt production in Puttalam

Puttalam supplies a third of Sri Lanka’s salt
Salt production in Puttalam

Puttalam is the home to one of Sri Lanka’s three cement plants
Salt production in Puttalam

The newly built Kuwait Hospital
Salt production in Puttalam

Puttalam Urban Council Building
Puttalam Urban Council

Puttalam Bus Stand
Puttalam Bus Stand

The day starts for students
Puttalam school kids

A very old Tamarind tree
Tamarindus Indica